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AMERICAN MASTERS

Respect for People with Disabilities: Humor and Comebacks

  • Aired: 06/20/2014
  • 01:15
  • Rating: TV-PG
In this outtake from American Masters - Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun, Le Clercq's friend describes the lack of respect the former ballerina was shown, most likely because she was in a wheelchair. Le Clercq used humor as a comeback to set the offender straight about her abilities.
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An outtake from American Masters - Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun.
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